The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 70 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.82% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £490 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £428 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £448 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £160.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £12.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year
+77.72% -38.08%
Technical Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
921 830 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 95.18% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 441 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 22 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Reading region.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Reading region.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Checkstyle
5 3 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Liquibase
5 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Hudson
5 3 (25.00%) Cobertura
5 3 (25.00%) SoapUI

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) CDMA
2 1 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) DSLAM
2 1 (8.33%) DWDM
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) GPRS
2 1 (8.33%) GSM
2 1 (8.33%) H.323
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) MGCP
2 1 (8.33%) NGN
2 1 (8.33%) SDH
2 1 (8.33%) SS7
2 1 (8.33%) UMTS
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WCDMA
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (25.00%) Checkstyle
1 3 (25.00%) Cobertura
1 3 (25.00%) FindBugs
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Liquibase
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (8.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase